The D.O.C. (born Tracy Lynn Curry June 10, 1968) is an American rapper from Dallas, Texas who moved to Compton, California, to join the creative force behind the rap group N.W.A Prior to his move, he was a member of the the fila fresh crew. The D.O.C released his first solo album (produced by Dr. Dre) in 1989 called ' No One Can Do It Better '. This album is widely heralded as a classic. He was involved in a car crash in the early 90's that left him with a crushed larynx which altered his vocal timbre.